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Lotteria Opens Second Lao Branch at Dongdok

Lotteria Opens Second Lao Branch at Dongdok

Popular Korean fast food chain Lotteria has opened a second branch at Dongdok, near the National University of Laos. Lotteria is a leading business More »

The Trump Presidency And Its Implications for Laos

The Trump Presidency And Its Implications for Laos

The Trump era has begun.  What does this mean for the famed Pivot to Asia? Could this turn the tide on US relations? And More »

Lao Leaders’ Luxury Cars to be Auctioned Next Month

Lao Leaders’ Luxury Cars to be Auctioned Next Month

Lao leaders’ luxury cars are expected to be auctioned next month. The first auction will see bidding on six BMW 7 Series vehicles, and More »

Chinese Institute to Upgrade Lao English Teachers

Chinese Institute to Upgrade Lao English Teachers

The English Language Institute of China (ELIC) has provided a grant of over 33 billion kip (US$ 4 million) for development of human resources More »

Xaysana Drug Ring Assets Seized Accomplices Still At Large

Xaysana Drug Ring Assets Seized Accomplices Still At Large

The Thai Office of Narcotics Control has released further details of its recent operation to capture wanted suspects and seize the assets of the More »

HEADLINES

BCEL-KT: Trade Summary (Dec 19, 2016)

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Trade Summary

EDL-Gen opened decline 100 kip to 5,000 kip, then rebounded to close at the unchanged price at 5,100 kip, by the way there were no any trading on others. Lao stock index remained stable at 1,029.74 points, total trading volume of the day was 55,900 contributed by EDL-Gen …

Ziggy Stardust Snake Discovered in Northern Laos

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No More Roaming Fees for Unitel Subscribers

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Mobile phone users in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam – the so-called CLV countries – will not have to pay roaming charges if they make calls through Viettel’s network, a cell-phone group owned by Vietnam’s military.

“Subscribers of Viettel in Vietnam, Unitel in Laos and Metfone in Cambodia can make phone …

Experts Review Local Climate Change Mitigation

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Lao experts and their development partners met in Vientiane to discuss a climate change mitigation project, hoping to improve on the previous year’s efforts.

A workshop last week in Vientiane to review the project was attended by Asian development Bank to Laos (AD B) Representative, Ms Linda Adams, Netherlands Development …

Govt, Partners Examine Trafficking Threat

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Officials from concerned line ministries and their international partners have reaffirmed their commitment to enhance cooperation and joint efforts to combat the serious threats to society.

The matters were stated by officials during an inaugural national conference to counter the global threats of human trafficking, smuggling of migrants and organised …

New Competencies for Evaluation Await Approval

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Some new competencies are expected to be included into the criteria for evaluating the work performance of deputy directors general (DDG) and directors general (DG) when the government issues a new decree on the evaluation.

Head of the Institute of Administration and Science Research, Dr Chantha Onexaivieng revealed this plan …

Ministry, UN Mark International Migrants’ Day

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Over the past five years, more than 120,500 Lao labourers have registered legally through recruitment agencies to work abroad, but many remain impacted by unsafe migration and exploitation, and could become victims of human trafficking.

This information was outlined by Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Dr Khampheng Saysompheng in …

Govt Initiates Policy Dialogue to Ensure Benefits from Population Dynamics

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With more than half of the population below the age of 25, the Lao government needs to take advantage of the demographic bonus and address inequality and disparities between ethnic groups and geographic areas.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Deputy Representative of Laos Ms Ulrika Rehnstrom made the statement …

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